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Eight Reasons Why Melinda May is an Avenger

We here at Pop Rocking Culture think our favorite Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, Melinda May, should be an Avenger! Great blog post!

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Originally posted at ComicBook.com

To say Agent Melinda May is a beloved fan favorite of ABC’s hit series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. would be a massive understatement. There’s a reason why some have nicknamed the superhero spy series The Coulson/May Power Hour.

There are also those who have dubbed Agent May the unsung Eighth Avenger. The fact that she is portrayed by the extraordinary Ming-Na Wen should be reason enough. After all this is the same gifted actress who brought epic Chun-Li and Mulan to the big screen.

The following are eight reasons that explain why Melinda May is the Eighth Avenger.

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The Brilliance of Kato

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So like many people, I recently caught that Sony movie which stars Seth Rogen.

Only it wasn’t The Interview. It was the 2011 superhero spoof known as The Green Hornet.

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While the film committed more than its share of cinema sins, it ultimately redeems itself by establishing one very fundamental truth: the most important character in Green Hornet is not the eponymous crime-fighter but his partner Kato who was played brilliantly by the very talented Jay Chou.

There’s a reason why the 1966 television series is known as The Kato Show in Asia. A multitude of reasons in fact, one of them being that Kato subverted the superhero sidekick paradigm in a most epic manner.

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